Last Update: 17th November 2019
What are the Best Things To Do In Xi’an at Night ?
Xi’an is one of the best tourist destinations in China. As the start point of the old Silk Road, Xi’an was the capital of more than 10 dynasties in history. It is home to 53 nationalities. It offers a variety of things to do at night and please see the best things to do in Xi’an at night as outlined below.
Originally built in 582, the Old City Wall witnesses the development of Xi’an. You could not only explore the old buildings on the wall but also could enjoy the amazing sunset. At night, the views there are also breathtaking. Please note, only the South Gate is opened to the public after 18:00 pm.
The Muslim Quarter in Xi’an is a paradise for foodies. It is home to Muslim for hundreds of years. At night, the quarter is always crowded. You could enjoy local snacks and Muslim food there. In addition, the buildings there are a feast for eyes as well.
The Tang Paradise is the largest cultural theme park in Northwest China. It is built north of the ruins of Tang Paradise in the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907). The buildings there feature the style of the royal garden during that period of time. At night, the largest water screen film in the world is regularly put on there. In the theater in the Tang Paradise, you also could enjoy the singing and dancing show with the Tang style.
Bell and Drum Tower Square
Originally built in the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), the Bell and Drum Towers are the landmarks in Xi’an. The Bell Tower presents the style in the Ming Dynasty. At night, both of the towers are in golden light, making for amazing views. You could appreciate them on the square.
The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is the existing largest brick tower in the Tang Dynasty. In the daytime, the music fountain nearby is one of the highlights in the area. At night, more than 3,000 illuminations are on, creating stunning night views around.
Everlasting Regret Show at Huaqing Hot Spring
Huaqing Hot Spring was the summer retreat for the royal family in the Tang Dynasty. With the Lishan Mountain as the background, the Everlasting Regret Show presents the love story between Yang Yuhuan (719 – 756) and Tang Xuanzong (685 – 762) through 10 espisodes. More than 300 actors wear the costumes in the Tang Dynasty to present the Tang culture.